Title:  verso  Alternative Title: ucm_li_2003_019_v  From:  打掛  Collection:  Ruth and Sherman Lee Institute for Japanese Art Collection  Contributing Institution:  UC Merced

Title: verso Alternative Title: ucm_li_2003_019_v From: 打掛 Collection: Ruth and Sherman Lee Institute for Japanese Art Collection Contributing Institution: UC Merced

EVEN GEISHA HAVE TO EAT -- More Meiji Macaroni Madness in Old Japan by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr

EVEN GEISHA HAVE TO EAT -- More Meiji Macaroni Madness in Old Japan by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr

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uchikakei kimonos - Bing Images

uchikakei kimonos - Bing Images

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1820-1860, The combination of delicate embroidery and dark blue satin fabric give this kimono a striking, lustrous appearance. This kimono has a design of ducks on rippling water among flowers. Paired ducks are a symbol of marital harmony, so this kimono may have been part of a wedding trousseau.

Kimono

1820-1860, The combination of delicate embroidery and dark blue satin fabric give this kimono a striking, lustrous appearance. This kimono has a design of ducks on rippling water among flowers. Paired ducks are a symbol of marital harmony, so this kimono may have been part of a wedding trousseau.

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uchikakei kimonos - Bing Images

uchikakei kimonos - Bing Images

Wedding kimono    uchikakei kimonos - Bing Images

Wedding kimono uchikakei kimonos - Bing Images

Mourning dress    mofukui kimonos - Bing Images

Mourning dress mofukui kimonos - Bing Images

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